Category Archives: Game Development

Abrash Discusses VR & AR Latency while Oculus Pushes Forward

Michael Abrash Palmer Luckey VR HMD

Michael Abrash, literally a genius programmer, recently posted on his blog at Valve regarding some of his VR (virtual reality) & AR (augmented reality) research. It’s chock-full of ideas and thoughts about the obstacles to overcome with VR/AR controller latency. That is making your control in the game world as instant and natural as it would be in real life. He says that even having controls be 99% accurate … [ Read More... ]

Top 5 New Gaming Technologies of 2012

Top 5 New Gaming Technologies of 2012

2012 was a big year for gaming technology. While there haven’t been a ton of technological advancements completed, quite a few have now been publicly shown or advanced considerably. We take a look at our favorite gaming technologies shown off in 2012.

1 Oculus Rift Prototype (from Oculus VR)
Why? Oculus VR & Palmer Luckey showed us the first enjoyable and emersive virtual reality experience this year. Low … [ Read More... ]

Oculus Rift VR HMD Developer Kits Release Date Set

After a long and anxious development process for the young company Oculus, they’ve finally set a solid shipping date for their groundbreaking virtual reality head mounted display, The Rift. Previously, they had estimated shipping The Rift by December 2012 but according to their latest Kickstarter newsletter, shipping for Kickstarter backers starts March of 2013. People who bought an Oculus Rift after the Kickstarter will get theirs … [ Read More... ]